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Pull Off Testing

Proof & Failure Load Testing to Coatings, Repairs & Fixings

From major anchoring systems to adhesion testing on various structures, HTA has the knowledge and the equipment to carry out varying load / adhesion testing.


Pull-Off related projects are multi-discipled
requiring safety accredited, multi-skilled staff plus an array of equipment
HTA can provide the full service saving you time money and hassle


These fall into 3 the following main categories

1. Coatings

Coatings

Including: Paint, Tiles, Floor Coverings et al

HTA can carry out Pull-Off and Adhesion Testing to a variety of coatings varying from:

  • Network Rail painted structures
  • Bridge Deck Water Proofing Systems
  • Plus a variety of painted elements such as Bridge Crash Barriers.

This work is carried out utilising Elcometer's Pull-Off Tester (as pictured) and the Hydrajaws Pull-Off Tester.

These tests are normally complimentary to other adhesion testing such as "Cross-Hatch" Adhesion Testing and other visual and corrosion surveys.


2. Repairs

Repairs

Including: Concrete, Screeds, Tiling Systems, Cladding Units et al

HTA can carry out Pull-Off Testing to a variety of construction materials, for the following:

  • Compliance Testing
  • Determination of Adhesion Values for Screeds and Tiling Systems
  • Surface Adhesion Testing to concrete prior to installation of FRP Systems.

This work is carried out utilising the Hydrajaws Pull-Off Tester (as pictured) and in many cases the Pull-Off equipment and set up is bespoke to the project.


3. Fixings

Fixings

Including: Anchorages, Bolts, Ties et al

HTA can carry out Pull-Off to a variety of fixings to Proof Load or Failure. Examples of testing are not limited to but include:

  • LUL Stations Cable Management System Proof Load Testing to Fixings to Tunnel Lining
  • Bridge Parapet Anchorage Testing Proof Loading
  • Window Cleaning Restrain Systems Proof Loading

This work is carried out utilising the Hydrajaws Pull Off Tester (as pictured)and in many cases the Pull-Off equipment and set up is bespoke to the project.


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It is impossible for one company to carry out every project, however we can share our expertise far and wide.

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